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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // CannTrust sinks as Health Canada finds second facility non-compliant (BNN Bloomberg) // Key Congressional Chairman Sends Marijuana Email To NORML Activists (Forbes) // Legal Cannabis Mellowed Outside Lands Megafestival (Leafly) These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of […]

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// CannTrust sinks as Health Canada finds second facility non-compliant (BNN Bloomberg)

// Key Congressional Chairman Sends Marijuana Email To NORML Activists (Forbes)

// Legal Cannabis Mellowed Outside Lands Megafestival (Leafly)


These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading vertically-integrated cannabis operators in the U.S. With legal medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation sites, and processing facilities all over the United States, Curaleaf has served more than 150,000 medical cannabis patients and looks forward to helping many more long into the future. Swing over to Curaleaf.com to learn more about this very cool company!


// Pritzker signs two bills expanding medical cannabis program (25 News NBC)

// New Mexico closer to capping medical marijuana cultivation (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scent of unburnt marijuana exclusively is not grounds to search warehouse, SJC rules (Boston Globe)

// Top Senate Democrat Calls On Federal Regulators To Clarify Hemp Banking Rules (Marijuana Moment)

// Health Canada Isn’t Too Worried About Canadian Producers on Snapchat (Leafly)

// First recreational marijuana store opens off Massachusetts mainland (Marijuana Business Daily)

// How the Dutch Spread Cannabis Across the World (Leafly)


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Trump’s Final Clemency: Among Usual Suspects, Pot Prisoners and Hip Hop Producers

On Trump’s final day of being President of the United States, he granted clemency to a handful of people serving absurd sentences for cannabis offenses.

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On Trump’s final day of being President of the United States, he granted clemency to a handful of people serving absurd sentences for cannabis offenses.

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Episode 340 – The Drive for Equity in Legal Marijuana

Steve Hawkins, executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project and Raheem Uqdah, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at Curaleaf, join host Heather Sullivan to talk about racial and social equity efforts within the legal marijuana industry, what we’re doing right, what we’re doing wrong, and what’s left to do. Produced by Shea Gunther. Photo: Levon […]

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Steve Hawkins, executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project and Raheem Uqdah, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at Curaleaf, join host Heather Sullivan to talk about racial and social equity efforts within the legal marijuana industry, what we’re doing right, what we’re doing wrong, and what’s left to do. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 338 – Ten Top Marijuana Stories of 2020

Betty Aldworth and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to hash over their ten picks for 2020’s top cannabis industry news stories. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Betty Aldworth and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to hash over their ten picks for 2020’s top cannabis industry news stories. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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